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Essential listening for anyone who cares about what they read – and how they read it. The Stack is Monocle’s take on the world of print, focusing on everything from the glossiest fashion title to the grittiest newspaper.

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Tyler Brûlé’s insights on Nikkei’s purchase of the ‘Financial Times’ and what this means for print. Plus we leaf through Indian mountaineering magazine ‘The Outdoor Journal’, New Zealand culture title ‘White Fungus’ that moved to Taiwan and New York-based gastronomy magazine ‘Gather Journal’.

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152 25 Jul 2015
00:30:00

Crossing borders : 

Tyler Brûlé’s insights on Nikkei’s purchase of the ‘Financial Times’ and what this means for print. Plus we leaf through Indian mountaineering magazine ‘The Outdoor Journal’, New Zealand culture title ‘White Fungus’ that moved to Taiwan and New York-based gastronomy magazine ‘Gather Journal’.

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151 18 Jul 2015
00:28:31

It’s summer!: 

Tyler Brûlé reveals Monocle’s new summer journal, ‘The Escapist’, with creative director Richard Spencer Powell. He also reviews some holiday magazine selections with Francine Lawrence. Plus: Poppy Shibamoto speaks in praise of ‘Kurashi No Techo’ magazine from Japan.

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150 11 Jul 2015
00:28:32

Thessaloniki to Tokyo: 

Description: Tom Edwards is in conversation with Tyler Brûlé, who has been checking out the newsstand in Hong Kong and Tokyo. We also welcome MagCulture's Jeremy Leslie to review ‘IL’, ‘Mushpit’ and ‘MacGuffin’. Plus we go to Greece to leaf through travel titles ‘Nomas’.

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149 4 Jul 2015
00:28:33

Racy review: 

Tom Edwards reviews a healthy stack of new issues with Patrick Burgoyne, editor of Creative Review, plus Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to the editor of a new erotica title NIN (Naked for No Reason) from Brazil.

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148 27 Jun 2015
00:28:35

All about paper : 

Tyler Brûlé talks about the most vital of materials, paper, with John Haslam, managing director of paper specialists and suppliers GF Smith and Ben Parker, director of design studio Made Thought. We also hear about Steve Watson’s new magazine-selection service Sampler and leaf through the delights of ‘Cornucopia’ magazine.

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147 20 Jun 2015
00:28:36

Style pages: 

As all eyes are on men’s fashion this week, Tyler Brûlé chats with Monocle editor Andrew Tuck and creative director Richard Spencer Powell and peruses the Italian newsstand at the resort of Forte Dei Marmi.

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146 13 Jun 2015
00:28:32

Paws for thought : 

Tom Edwards meets Maria Joudina-Robinson, editor of feline title Puss Puss and David Lane, editor of The Gourmand. Plus we hear from Tyler Brûlé and go to Toronto to leaf through the pages of Frische magazine.

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145 6 Jun 2015
00:28:35

Freewheeling magazines: 

Ali Gitlow of Prestel Publishing talks us through the independent magazines that are resuscitating the print industry. We also travel to Portugal to hear about TAP’s in-flight magazine UP.

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144 30 May 2015
00:28:33

The week in print : 

Tyler Brûlé reviews the German and French newsweeklies with Imke Henkel and Bénédicte Paviot. Plus we find out if it’s the end of the road for the ‘New York Daily News’ and Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks in praise of Brazil’s ‘Trip’ magazine.

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143 23 May 2015
00:28:35

Words’ worth: 

Tom Edwards meets publishing aficionados Bruno Ceschel and Yannik Bouillis as they put on the Offprint independent publishing fair at London's Tate Modern. Plus we hear from alternative literary journal ‘Table Talk’ and Tyler Brûle’s reflects on ‘Thailand Tatler’ magazine.

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142 16 May 2015
00:28:37

Guten Abend Wien!: 

Tyler Brûlé speaks to the creator of Vienna’s dedicated Eurovision title ‘12 pts’ and welcomes editor of city-focused ‘Umbrella’ magazine Anthony Teasdale. Plus: we hear about ‘Meter’, the new magazine for running enthusiasts.

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141 9 May 2015
00:28:35

Spinning pages: 

We hear from new culture magazine ‘Amuseum’ and Irish journal ‘Guts’ and Rob Bound speaks in praise of cricketing journal ‘Nightwatchman’.

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